Articles by Adrienne Burke

Chemical exposures

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If your workers handle contaminants with chemical protective clothing or gloves, some of these supposedly benign objects could be sources of what experts call "secondary exposures."
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Eye and Hand Injuries When Least Expected...

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Any object, any event can be a hazard.
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Reinvention in Ontario

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The new government's treatment of health and safety looks familiar.
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Inspectors Discuss Problems They See with the Lockout-Tagout Rule

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A simple standard too often ignored.
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What makes a job rewarding?

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Satisfaction doesn't come easy to safety and health professionals.
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Volunteering can boost your career

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This year George Swartz was decorated with the ASSE's highest professional excellence award.
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Updating the PELs - take two

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OSHA has begun work to update the PELs once more.
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Under your skin

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More than 100 chemicals with OSHA permissible exposure limits for inhalation hazards are also known skin permeants.
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Outsourcing - How to make it work for you

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Managing worldwide environmental health and safety for the $6-billion maker of engineering workstations, World Wide Web servers, and Java takes a staff of only four.
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Can incentive pull people together?

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There’s no denying that bingo games and other contests that offer cash, cookouts, gifts and vacation days to safety-minded workers help many employers cut comp costs.
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